Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 15 to 22 November 2021

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 15 to 22 November 2021

Everyone knows how crucial the General Awareness/ Current Affairs portion is in every exam, whether it’s for SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, LIC, SSC, Railway, or any other government exam. As a result, for every future exam which includes a GA section, we will give weekly one-liner current affairs.
Weekly one-liner current affairs condenses the most important news from the previous week into a single line and is required reading for all exams. To keep you up to date, we’ve included the weekly one-liner current affairs below.

National News

  • Gujarat launched healthcare scheme named ‘Niramay Gujarat Yojana’
  • Defence Minister inaugurated 1st Private Sector Defence Manufacturing facility in UPDIC in Lucknow
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and NTPC tied up to collaborate in Renewable Energy
  • Ministry of Culture launched Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Mobile App
  • Arunachal Pradesh Govt adopted ‘Pakke Declaration’ on climate change
  • India’s 1st grass conservatory inaugurated in Ranikhet, Uttarakhand
  • MP’s Habibganj railway station renamed as Rani Kamlapati railway station
  • Central govt brought ordinance to extend tenure of ED, CBI directors up to 5 years
  • PM Modi inaugurated Purvanchal Expressway in UP
  • PM launched ‘Ration Aapke Gram’ scheme & ‘Sickle Cell Mission’ in MP
  • Piyush Goyal launched India’s 1st Digital Food Museum in Tamil Nadu
  • Punjab launched “Punjab Career Portal” for Students
  • MP government approved Mukhya Mantri Udyam Kranti Yojana
  • India’s 1st Fisheries Business Incubation Centre launched in Gurugram, Haryana
  • West Bengal govt launched ‘Duare Ration’ scheme for doorstep delivery of ration
  • India’s 1st Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Project will be set up in Hingoli, Maharashtra
  • Giriraj Singh launched ‘ULPIN’ & NGDRS Portal and inaugurated ‘Bhumi Samvaad’
  • Odisha govt signed MoU with Save LIFE Foundation to improve road safety
  • PM Modi will inaugurate the fintech event ‘InFinity Forum’
  • PM Modi laid foundation stone of UP Defence Industrial Corridor project in Jhansi
  • UP’s 1st Anti-Air Pollution Tower inaugurated in Noida
  • Odisha celebrated ‘Boita Bandana’ Festival
  • Meghalaya became 1st north-eastern state to sign MoU with WFP to improve food security
  • IRCTC and Indian Railways developed India’s 1st Pod Hotel at Mumbai Central Railway station
  • IPF Citizen Satisfaction Survey on SMART Policing 2021: Andhra Pradesh topped; Bihar ranked last

International News

  • IQAir Air Quality Index (AQI): Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai among world’s top 10 polluted cities
  • ADB & WB launched ‘WePOWER India Partnership Forum’ to boost women participation in energy sector
  • 2021 TRACE global Bribery Risk Rankings: India ranked 82nd; Denmark topped
  • India became World’s Largest Recipient of Remittances by receiving $ 87 billion in 2021: WB Report
  • India re-elected to UNESCO Executive Board for 4-year term

Banking and Financial

  • HDFC Bank integrated with e-NAM platform to Facilitate Agri Commodity Trading
  • Axis Bank signed an MoU with Army Insurance Group for retail mortgage loans
  • SIDBI launched 2nd window of Swavalamban Challenge Fund (SCF)
  • HDFC Bank launched 2nd edition of “Mooh Band Rakho” campaign
  • Paytm Money launched AI-powered ‘Voice Trading’
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank, PVR launched 1st co-branded movie Debit Card
  • SBI signed co-lending agreement with U GRO Capital to finance MSMEs
  • SBI signed agreement with Jamshedpur Football Club to promote football in India
  • UBS projected India’s GDP growth at 5% for FY22
  • NSDL e-Governance got RBI’s approval to operate as Account Aggregator
  • SIDBI and Google tied-up to Support MSMEs
  • HDFC launched Micro-Credit Facility for Street Vendors under PM SVANidhi
  • Mahindra Finance launched a vehicle leasing and subscription business “Quiklyz”
  • RBI released report of Working Group on Digital Lending; chaired by Jayant K Dash
  • NIPL signed MoU with Dubai’s Network International
  • AIIB approved USD 150 Million loan for implementing SUSP in Chennai Metropolitan Area
  • eBikeGo acquired Spanish company Torrot’s brand ‘Velocipedo’
  • RBI authorized RBL Bank to collect Direct Taxes
  • IDFC First Bank partnered HPCL for fuel payments using FASTags

Appointment and Resignation

  • VVS Laxman will take charge as next National Cricket Academy (NCA) head
  • Sheel Vardhan Singh took charge as DG of CISF
  • Rahul Dravid appointed brand ambassador of kids’ footwear brand Plaeto
  • UN Secretary-General appointed Shombi Sharp as UN Resident Coordinator in India
  • MC Mary Kom appointed brand ambassador of TRIFED Aadi Mahotsav
  • Sourav Ganguly appointed as the chairman of ICC Men’s Cricket Committee
  • Maharashtra appointed Salman Khan as COVID vaccination ambassador
  • Government extended ED Director S K Mishra’s tenure by 1-year
  • Justice M Duraiswamy appointed as acting Chief Justice of Madras HC
  • Geoff Allardice appointed as permanent CEO of ICC


  • President conferred ‘General of Indian Army’ rank to Nepal Army Chief
  • Vihaan and Nav Agarwal won 2021 International Children’s Peace Prize
  • M Mukundan won JCB Prize for Literature 2021 for his novel ‘Delhi: A Soliloquy’
  • KVG Bank got ASSOCHAM award for Best Digital Financial Services
  • Pochampally, Telangana selected as one of the UNWTO Best Tourism Villages
  • BRO received Guinness World Record for world’s highest motorable road “Umling La Pass”
  • Hema Malini, Prasoon Joshi will be given Indian Film Personality of the Year award at IFFI 2021
  • Beryl Thanga received Manipur State Award for Literature 2020
  • Swachh Survekshan 2021 Ranking: Indore is the cleanest city, Chhattisgarh is cleanest state
  • Jason Mott won 2021 National Book Award for fiction for his novel “Hell of a Book”
  • Pratham won Indira Gandhi Peace Prize 2021 for edu initiatives


  • India and France hold 6th edition of army exercise Shakti 2021
  • India, Singapore, Thailand conducted Trilateral Maritime Exercise SITMEX 21
  • India & Thailand conducted 32nd CORPAT exercise in Andaman Sea
  • Russia successfully tests fired Hypersonic Cruise Missile ‘Zircon’ & Anti-Satellite Missile ‘Nudol’


  • Australia won the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021
  • Lewis Hamilton won Brazilian (Sao Paulo) Formula One Grand Prix 2021
  • India will host 1st World Yogasana Championship in June 2022
  • Mahela Jayawardena, Shaun Pollock, Janette Brittin inducted into ICC Hall Of Fame
  • India will co-host 2031 50-over WC & 2026 ICC T20 WC2029 and host ICC Men’s Champions Trophy
  • Alexander Zverev won Vienna Tennis Open 2021
  • Prakash Padukone selected for BWF lifetime achievement award 2021
  • Lewis Hamilton won 2021 Qatar Grand Prix
  • India won 7 medals in 2021 Asian Archery Championship at Dhaka, Bangladesh

Book and Author

  • P Gopi Chand launched his autobiography ‘Shuttler’s Flick: Making every match count’
  • A book titled “The Disruptor: How Vishwanath Pratap Singh Shook India” authored by Debashish Mukerji
  • Ajay Kumar released a book titled ‘FORCE IN STATECRAFT’
  • Smriti Irani authored her first Novel ‘Lal Salaam: A Novel’
  • Venkaiah Naidu released the book ‘Srimadramayanam’ written by Sasikiranacharya
  • A new book “India vs UK: The Story of an Unprecedented Diplomatic Win” authored by Syed Akbaruddin

Important day

  • 11th November: World Quality Day 2021 (Theme 2021: “Sustainability: Improving Our Products, People, and Planet”.)
  • 16th November: International Day for Tolerance
  • 16th November: National Press Day
  • 17th November: National Epilepsy Day
  • 17th November: World COPD Day 2021 (Theme 2021: Healthy Lungs – Never More Important)
  • 18th November: World Philosophy Day 2021
  • 16th November 2021: 1st Audit Diwas
  • 19th November: World Toilet Day (Theme 2021: “valuing toilets”)
  • 18th November: National Naturopathy Day
  • 19th November: National Integration Day
  • 552nd Guru Nanak Jayanti observed on 19 November 2021
  • 20th November: World Children’s Day (Theme 2021: A Better Future for Every Child)
  • 20th November: Awaas Diwas
  • 21st November: World Television Day
  • 21st November: World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims 2021 (Theme 2021: “ACT for LOW SPEEDS /ACT for LOW-SPEED STREETS”.)


  • Legendary author Wilbur Smith passed away
  • Padma Vibhushan awardee historian Babasaheb Purandare passed away
  • Noted Indian writer Mannu Bhandari passed away
  • Veteran football journalist & sports commentator Novy Kapadia passed away
  • Punjabi Folk Singer Gurmeet Bawa passed away

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